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Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

By Swati Khandelwal 18 Apr 2019 at 15:04

Not a week goes without a new Facebook blunder. Remember the most recent revelation of Facebook being caught asking users new to the social network platform for their email account passwords to verify their identity? At the time, it was suspected that Facebook might be using access to users' email accounts to unauthorizedly and secretly gather a copy of their saved contacts.

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